Newsroom Schiphol (nieuws)

2019
20
November
2019
| 11:40 Europe/Amsterdam
In October of this year, 6.4 million passengers travelled from, to or via Schiphol, an increase of +0.3%, while the number of passenger flights decreased (-1.3%) compared to last year. The number of seats per flight grew to an average of 174 in Octob...
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06
November
2019
| 21:12 Europe/Amsterdam
22h00: consequences for travellers (last update) The situation at Schiphol is back to normal and the airport is operating as usual. The airport advises travellers to check schiphol.nl, the Schiphol app or with their airline for the most up-to-date...
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01
November
2019
| 09:30 Europe/Amsterdam
André van den Berg announced today that he has opted not to take on a new term as Royal Schiphol Group’s Chief Commercial Officer. Andre's first 4-year term will end on 1 April 2020. After working at Schiphol for 12 years, André van den Berg has deci...
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25
October
2019
| 13:01 Europe/Amsterdam
This Sunday, the 27th of October, Schiphol's 2019-2020 winter timetable will enter into effect. This winter, Schiphol will offer four new destinations. In addition, a number of airlines will start using newer and quieter aircraft. ...
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23
October
2019
| 10:58 Europe/Amsterdam
Good news for fans of the Panorama Terrace. The new route to the terrace will open today, so they can once again pay it a visit. ...
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16
October
2019
| 09:51 Europe/Amsterdam
Schiphol has completed the roll-out of its own network for Internet of Things applications at the airport. The network offers coverage in all public areas such as the arrival and departure halls, lounges, piers and Schiphol Plaza, and in non-public a...
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15
October
2019
| 09:56 Europe/Amsterdam
In September of this year, 6.5 million passengers travelled to, from or via Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. This is an increase of 1.4%, while the number of passenger flights showed a slight decline (-0.2%) compared to last year. Due to the increasing nu...
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09
October
2019
| 14:40 Europe/Amsterdam
Each year, British readers of Business Traveller magazine choose the winners of the Business Traveller Reader Awards. This year, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol can call itself as the ‘Best Airport in Europe’ for the 30th time in a row. ...
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01
October
2019
| 11:21 Europe/Amsterdam
Royal Schiphol Group and QIC have won the bid for a 70% stake in Hobart International Airport in Australia. Both consortium partners will acquire a 35% stake and act as independent shareholders after the deal. Tasplan will remain shareholder for the ...
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24
September
2019
| 17:50 Europe/Amsterdam
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and KLM have commissioned the world’s first fully automatic dual passenger bridge. This innovation allows a dual passenger bridge to connect automatically in under a minute, thereby reducing the waiting time for passengers....
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20
September
2019
| 15:58 Europe/Amsterdam
Schiphol's fire service has a very special aircraft fire trainer: the FireFly. This aircraft is located at the fire service training area at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. In recent weeks, various modifications have been made to the FireFly to ensure it...
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19
September
2019
| 16:56 Europe/Amsterdam
'International aviation needs to embrace the ambition, in line with the Paris Agreement, of achieving net zero emissions by the middle of this century.' Thus spoke Dick Benschop, CEO of Royal Schiphol Group, as he delivered the annual Airneth lecture...
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19
September
2019
| 11:07 Europe/Amsterdam
A trial is now under way on the Schiphol.nl website to show the predicted waiting times at Security Control in Departure Hall 1. This predicted information is part of a personalised itinerary offered to passengers by Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. Passe...
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13
September
2019
| 16:00 Europe/Amsterdam
In August of this year, 6.8 million passengers flew from, to or via Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. While the number of seats per air transport movement grew by 2.0% compared with August last year, a decline in the load factor (by 1.1%) and in the number...
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02
September
2019
| 15:56 Europe/Amsterdam
In the coming years, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol aims to increase the number of its employees who cycle to work. In order to make this a reality, the 'goinGDutch' bicycling programme has been developed. Today, State Secretary for Infrastructure and Wa...
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30
August
2019
| 08:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Today, 30 August 2019, Royal Schiphol Group publishes solid interim figures for the first six months of 2019. The net result for the first half of 2019 amounts to 133 million euros compared to a net result of 115 million euros for the first half of 2...
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16
August
2019
| 10:34 Europe/Amsterdam
In July of this year, 6.7 million travellers flew from, to or via Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. On average, the aircraft arriving at Schiphol were larger (four additional seats per air transport movement). Due to a lower load factor (-1.1%) and a decre...
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05
August
2019
| 11:41 Europe/Amsterdam
The number of travellers at the airport is rising each year. In order to prepare itself for the future and the growing number of passengers, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is engaged in several construction projects. In addition to building a new pier, S...
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29
July
2019
| 15:00 Europe/Amsterdam
The highest point has been reached in the construction of the new Pier A at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. Together with building partner Ballast Nedam/TAV Construction, Schiphol held its traditional ceremony in which the flag is raised to the highest p...
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24
July
2019
| 20:10 Europe/Amsterdam
July 26, 10:00 Operations began normally at Schiphol this morning and the situation has returned to normal, following on from the fuel supply failure on the 24th and its aftermath on the 25th. There are now no more delays and cancellations due to ...
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15
July
2019
| 16:09 Europe/Amsterdam
In June of this year, 6.5 million passengers flew from, to or via Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, an increase of 1.8%. The number of air transport movements decreased by 0.4, compared with June last year. ...
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15
July
2019
| 13:13 Europe/Amsterdam
Following the opening of De Verspillingsfabriek in February this year, Schiphol Plaza is now hosting three new catering concepts that focus on healthy and conscious diets. The new businesses opening is a response to the growing demand for healthy 'to...
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05
July
2019
| 16:33 Europe/Amsterdam
Today, the Dutch government made a decision on the post-2020 development of Schiphol. Dick Benschop, CEO Royal Schiphol Group: “Based on the coalition agreement, the cabinet has opted to take a new approach in order to improve the balance between ...
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02
July
2019
| 13:03 Europe/Amsterdam
There was a mechanical failure in Schiphol’s baggage system on Saturday morning, which was resolved on the same day. Unfortunately, this situation had a snowball effect on our baggage processes and many bags were subsequently left at the airport on S...
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27
June
2019
| 14:16 Europe/Amsterdam
The National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) has investigated the health effects of ultra-fine particles. This research took place in the Schiphol region and followed up on a previous preliminary study into the health risks pos...
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26
June
2019
| 14:55 Europe/Amsterdam
The European airports affiliated with Airports Council International (ACI) today adopted a resolution calling upon the aviation industry to work towards emission-free aviation. The European airports themselves have pledged to be emission-free by 2050...
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26
June
2019
| 14:46 Europe/Amsterdam
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol has dropped from second to third place in the ranking of transfer airports with the best connectivity worldwide. This is evident from a report by Airport Council International (ACI). Schiphol had to concede second place to ...
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25
June
2019
| 16:32 Europe/Amsterdam
Royal Schiphol Group will expand its share in Brisbane Airport (BACH) of which it has been a shareholder since 1997. The interest will be increased by 0.89% to 19.61% The shares will be acquired from one of the other shareholders in BACH. The busi...
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19
June
2019
| 15:13 Europe/Amsterdam
The Panorama Terrace has been closed since March of this year due to work in and around Departure Hall 1, which is to create more space and comfort for passengers. An essential part of this work is a new route to the Panorama Terrace. As a result of ...
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17
June
2019
| 13:51 Europe/Amsterdam
In May of this year, 6.4 million passengers flew from, to or via Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. While the number of seats grew on average per air transport movement by 1.9% compared with May last year, to a decline in the load factor (by 1.2%) meant tha...
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